NGOs have calculated that the maximum sustainable level of bioenergy use across Europe in 2030 is 152 million tonnes of oil equivalent, ahead of the ..
News 10 Nov 2016
Hundreds of companies have committed to installing only new equipment with natural or alternative refrigerants with low global warming potential as part of international efforts ..
News 7 Oct 2016
Bioethanol lobby group Epure has called the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) a “major threat” to its industry and has urged the EU to postpone ..
News 23 Sep 2016
The EU is gradually phasing down ozone-depleting substances such as hydrofluorocarbons, with consumption in 2015 hitting its lowest point for 10 years, according to the ..
News 19 Sep 2016
A group of 11 NGOs has called for radical restrictions on the European bioenergy sector as the European Commission prepares to publish sustainability criteria later ..
News 9 Sep 2016
- Climate,Energy,Transport,COP21: climate crunch
Laszlo Varro, chief economist of the International Energy Agency said he is “not optimistic” that bioenergy can play a positive role in EU decarbonisation strategies ..
News 7 Sep 2016
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Nature
US forests are “at risk” from the growing demand for biomass in the EU as member states work towards renewable energy targets for 2020, a ..
News 8 Aug 2016
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Markets & Corporate
A report from the European Court of Auditors has cast doubt on the reliability of the EU system for certifying sustainable biofuels ..
News 27 Jul 2016
A group of developed countries, including the EU, the US and Australia, have proposed reducing their production and use of hydrofluorocarbons by 85% by 2036 ..
News 25 Jul 2016
Negotiators have overcome a major roadblock in the Montreal Protocol talks to agree the basic principles covering financial aid for developing countries to reduce their reliance ..
News 18 Jul 2016
Swedish bioenergy trade association Svebio has renewed its call for the country to challenge EU state aid rules in the aftermath of the Brexit vote ..
News 30 Jun 2016
Environment committee MEPs have voted against a proposal “to consider restrictions” on using biomass for heating purposes at a meeting on Wednesday ..
News 23 Jun 2016
Biomass should play a key role in the EU’s heating and cooling strategy as it can contribute to both climate and energy security goals, according ..
News 16 May 2016